Santiago é grande. Flyer. Inglés
Dirixido aos turistas que visitan Santiago. Distribúese nas oficinas municipais de turismo, onde se entrega xunto co plano-guía. É unha breve primeira guía para ‘consumir’ a cidade. Gratuíto. Folleto 10 cm x 16 cm. Dispoñíbel en galego, español, inglés, portugués, francés, italiano, alemán e xaponés.
26 contemporary and auteur monuments 16 international architects 1 Pritzker Prize 1 European Town Planning Prize 3 Europa Nostra Awards 1 Cathedral 74-metre high Obradoiro towers 4 monumental squares 18 Cathedral chapels Way of St. James declared World Heritage Route 200 figures in the �Prtico de la Gloria� 8,300 square metres of Cathedral 10-ton main bell 68 km/h during the �Botafumeiro� censer�s flight 1,500,000 m2 of green spaces 5 historical gardens 54 city gardens 8 natural viewpoints 5 international environmental protection prizes 12 15 18 19 convents and monasteries cloisters monumental fountains stately houses and �pazos� 11 theatres and auditoriums 13 museums 14 libraries and archives 15 art galleries 365 days of cultural activities 30 large international festivals World Heritage City 9 baroque squares 25 modernist buildings 27 historic churches 110 stone gargoyles 170-hectare Old Town 100,000 inhabitants 1,100 restaurants, bars and cafeterias 5 varieties of wine with guarantee of origin 80 kinds of sea fish 50 types of molluscs 188,130 kilos of seafood sold annually www.santiagoturismo.com www.santiagoreservas.com Santiago is big Santiago de Compostela, capital of Galicia and a UNESCO World Heritage City, is the final destination of the Way of St. James. Pilgrims from all over the world visit the Apostle James� relics and gain the Jubilee in its Cathedral each Hoy Year A holy city, episcopal see during a thousand years and university city for more than 500 years, Santiago de Compostela is now a living and monumental city, dynamic and safe, and ideal for walking. A Lot to Do Touring the City 1. HISTORICAL CENTRE Cathedral. Open daily. 7.30 am-9 pm. According to an ancient tradition, St. James the Greater, one of Christ�s twelve apostles, was buried by his disciples in a forest of finis terrae. After the miraculous discovery of his relics in the 9th century, a sanctuary began to be erected in 1075, resulting in today�s monumental Cathedral. The original structure of this Romanesque masterpiece has been preserved, along with Gothic, Renaissance and baroque additions. The following stand out inside: �Prtico da Gloria�. Maestro Mateo. 12th c. Scenes from the Old and New Testaments, centred on the theme of Salvation. High Altar, Apostolic Tomb and Alcove. Baroque baldachin and silver altar, 17th c. Relics of St. James in the mausoleum. �Botafumeiro�. Largest censer in the world. It reaches a speed of 68 km per hour. It is normally used only during religious solemnities, except in Holy Years, when it functions every day. Chapels. The oldest ones are those of do Salvador and da Corticela, which was an independent oratory in the 10th c. � Museum. Includes visit to the crypt, Treasury and Relics, cloister, tapestry room, archaeology rooms, chapterhouse, library and archive. October 1-May 31: 10 am-1.30 pm, 4-6.30 pm. Sun and public holidays: 10 am-1.30 pm. June 1-September 30: 10 am-2 pm, 48 pm. Sun and public holidays: 10 am-2 pm. �� Rooftops. Artistic-historical interest and one of the best views of the city. Access via Palace of Xelmrez. Every day, 10 am-2 pm, 4-8 pm. �Praza do Obradoiro� Called after the workshops (obradoiros) of the stonemasons that worked on the Cathedral, it features the city�s main civil and religious buildings. Obradoiro Faade. A masterpiece of Compostela�s baroque style, 17th-18th c. 74-metre high towers. � Cloister. One of the largest in Spain. Renaissance. 16th c. �Hostal dos Reis Catlicos�. Pilgrim hospital and shelter converted in the 20th century into a five-star �Parador.� � Archbishop�s Palace of Xelmrez. One of the best civil buildings in Spain�s Romanesque style. 12th c. Palace of Raxoi. Neoclassical, 18th c. Santiago City Hall. �Pazo de San Xerome�. Renaissance. Houses the University of Santiago ViceChancellor�s Office. �Praza das Prateras� The Cathedral�s south square is called after the workshops of the silversmiths that surrounded the cloister in the Middle Ages. Cathedral�s Romanesque faade. 12th c. Rich iconography centred on the life of Christ. Clock Tower. Called the �Berenguela.� The base is from the 14th c. and the baroque top from the 18th c. Houses the Cathedral�s largest bell. �Casa do Cabido�. Stone backdrop barely three metres wide, 1758. �Casa do Den�. Palace-house, 18th c. Houses the Pilgrim Office. �Praza da Quintana� Baroque square divided in two: top, �Quintana de Vivos�; bottom, �Quintana de Mortos�, a burial site until 1780. Holy Door. Only opened in Holy Years. � Monastery of San Paio de Antealtares. Founded in the 10th c. Today�s baroque building houses cloistered Benedictine nuns. Sacred Art Museum. Mon�Sat: 10.30 am�1.30 pm, 4�7 pm. �Casa da Conga� and �Casa da Parra�. Baroque houses, 18th c. Other places of interest � �Colexio de Fonseca�. Renaissance, 1522, houses the University library. Church and Convent of San Francisco. Gothic convent, renovated in the 17th c. Functions as a hotel. Church from the 18th c. �Ras�. Not to be missed is a leisurely stroll along Ra do Vilar and Ra Nova, full of arches and stately houses; O Franco and A Raa, dotted with restaurants and bars; and the traditional shopping route formed by OrfasCaldeirera-Preguntoiro streets. �� Alameda Park. 19th c. Features a magnificent view of the old town, ornamental species, oak grove, chapels, fountains and statues. � �Pazo de Bendaa�. Baroque building that now houses the Granell Foundation. Jun 1-Sept 30: Tue-Sat, 11 am-9 pm. Sun, 11 am-2 pm. Rest of the year: TueSat, 11 am-2 pm, 4- 9 pm. Sun, 11 am2 pm. Closed on Mon and holidays. Church of Santa Mara Salom. 12th c. Baroque reconstruction, Romanesque faade. Church of San Fiz de Solovio. 12th c. Baroque reconstruction, Romanesque faade. �� Faculty of Geography and History. Neoclassical. Rooftops can be visited. �Praza de Abastos�. The main market features fresh fish and seafood, meat, fruit, vegetables, flowers and cheeses in a monumental building from the 20th c. Mon�Sat: 8 am.�2 pm. � Pilgrimage Museum. Occupies the �Casa Gtica� and highlights the importance of pilgrimages. Tue�Fri: 10 am�8 pm. Sat: 10.30 am�1.30 pm, 5�8 pm. Sun: 10.30 am�1.30 pm. 3. OTHER SANTIAGOS Santiago is a lot more than its old town. Venturing beyond it, you will discover monuments, picturesque traditional streets, designer buildings, appealing shops and viewpoints. �� Belvs neighbourhood. Wonderful view of the old town. Dominican convent. Park with views. �A Trisca� socio-cultural centre, designed by John Hejduk. � Collegiate Church of Sar. Romanesque, 12th c. Striking inclination of its walls and columns. Small museum in its Romanesque cloister. Mon�Sat: 10 am�1 pm, 4�7 pm. �Ensanche�. Large urban expansion area, 20th c. Shops, Galician fashion, cafs and restaurants. Galician Parliament (Ra do Hrreo). �� University campuses. The South Campus arose in the 1930s as a �garden city.� The North Campus features the Journalism and Philology Faculties and the Auditorio de Galicia. Contemporary architecture. Internationally renowned architects enrich the city�s image: John Hejduk, J.P. Kleihues, �lvaro Siza, Manuel Gallego Jorreto, Giorgio Grassi, Jean Nouvel, Arata Isozaki, Peter Eisenman, Csar Portela, etc. �� Parks and viewpoints. Santiago�s rolling terrain has given rise to natural viewpoints such as the Alameda, San Domingos de Bonaval, Belvs, Galeras Park, Granxa do Xesto and Carlomagno Park. All the information at www.SantiagoTurismo.com Gastronomy Santiago is the capital of Atlantic gastronomy. Its market (�Plaza de Abastos�) offers fresh sea and farm produce: more than 80 kinds of fish, 50 types of molluscs and meats that are prepared in a very natural way to preserve their top quality. More than a thousand bars and restaurants offer both traditional cooking and auteur cuisine; Galician and internation food; gourmet menus, set meals, portions and tapas. Not to be missed are seafood, �polbo feira� (Galician-style octopus), �queixo tetilla� (conical soft cheese), �tarta de Santiago� (almond cake) and Galician wines such as Albario and Ribeiro. In winter, �cocido� (stew), �caldo galego� (Galician broth) and stuffed �filloas� (crepes). And many delights (convent cakes and biscuits, wines, eau-de-vies, cold meats and cheeses) can be bought to take away. Directory available in municipal tourist offices. Guided Tours: Compostela Walking Tours � Turismo de Santiago Brand: Monumental Santiago in English Contemporary Architecture Enclosed Convents Churches Night Tour Gastronomy Tour Artist Workshops Traditional Workshops MP3 Audio-Guides Other Tours Old Town Tour in Spanish Cathedral Rooftops University Heritage Tourist Train Self-Guided Walks Monumental Panoramic Enclosed Convents Churches Parks and Gardens Viewpoints Photographic Walk Compostela Visin Sightseeing Trips June to September: Ras Baixas and Costa da Morte Other destinations on request Other Compostur Products Tourist Flights in Light Aircraft Spas and Hydrotherapy Centres Active Tourism Golf Way of St. James More information: Santiago de Compostela�s Official Tour Operator: (+34) 902 190 160 www.santiagoreservas.com Directory Turismo de Santiago de Compostela Main Municipal Tourist Information Office Ra do Vilar, 63. Tel: (+34) 981 555 129 Open all year. Winter: Mon-Fri, 9 am-7 pm. Sat-Sun and holidays, 9 am-2 pm, 4-7 pm. Easter-summer: Every day, 9 am9 pm. email@example.com www.santiagoturismo.com 2. SAN DOMINGOS DE BONAVAL AND SAN PEDRO NEIGHBOURHOOD The neighbourhoods of San Domingos de Bonaval and San Pedro make up an area characterised by art, history, scenery, popular tradition and contemporary architecture. � Convent of San Domingos de Bonaval and �Museo do Pobo Galego.� Ethnographic museum of Galicia. Rooms featuring the sea, countryside, trades and traditional architecture. Gothic church. Tue�Sat: 10 am�2 pm, 4�8 pm. Sun and public holidays: 11 am�2 pm. Admission free. � CGAC. Contemporary art in a building by �lvaro Siza. Free guided tours. Sept 21May 20: Tue-Sun, 11 am-8 pm. May 21Sept 20: Tue-Sun, 12-8 pm. Admission free. �� San Domingos de Bonaval Park. Combines an old Dominican garden, oak grove and former cemetery in terraces designed by �lvaro Siza and Isabel Aguirre. Not-to-be-missed views of the city. San Pedro neighbourhood. Final stage of the Way of St. James before entering the old town via �Porta do Camio.� Traditional houses, gastronomy and old bars. �Praza da Inmaculada� and �da Acibechera� Called after the workshops that carved jet stone (�acibeche�), it marks the end of the French, English and North pilgrim routes. Cathedral�s north faade. Baroqueneoclassical. * Monastery of San Martio Pinario. Founded in the 10th c. Today�s building houses the second-largest monastery in Spain (20,000 square metres). Church and Diocesan Museum can be visited. Oct 1-Jun 14: Mon-Sun, 11 am-1.30 pm, 4-6.30 pm. June 15-30: Mon-Sun: 11 am-1.30 pm, 4-7.30 pm. Jul 1-Sept 30: Mon-Sun, 11 am-7 pm. Tourist Information Office Xon XXIII Coach Terminus. Tel: (+34) 981 576 698 Open all year. Easter�Oct: every day, 9 am-6 pm. Winter: every day, 9.30 am-2 pm , 4-6 pm. Emergencies: 112 (�): Museums and collections that can be visited. (��): Views. design: Taller DD_ 07/10